John Eck

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Nissen fundoplication

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure The Nissen fundoplication is one the most common intra-abdominal operations in children. It is performed in patients with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) that is refractory to medical and other conservative therapies. The operation is performed to minimize the significant multisystem side effects of GERD and…

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